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  • 4 Mar 2015- 10:13 by Local Press Report THAR JATH Agence France-Presse Thick black puddles and a looted, leaking ruin are all that remain of the Thar Jath oil treatment facility, once a crucial part of South Sudan’s mainstay industry. Lying deep in the bush and swamps of Unity State, far north of
  • 24 Apr 2014- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JUBA, South Sudan Tens of thousands of people who fled violence the Southern Sudanese city of Bentiu last week are now at risk of water-borne diseases in overcrowded refugee camps, according to the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF). "Those
  • 26 Jun 2013- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JUBA, South Sudan South Sudan’s Minister of Irrigation and Water Resources Paul Mayom Akec this week announced his country’s plans to develop hydropower and irrigation resources on the Nile River. South Sudan needs to switch from relying on generators
  • Egypt has announced plans to carry out a number of water projects in South Sudan, including the multi-purpose Wau Dam.
  • 27 Mar 2012- 10:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JUBA, South Sudan South Sudan’s Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation has been spared in the deep budget cuts announced this month by Finance and Economic Planning Minister Kosti Manibe Ngai. The minister said Africa’s newest state will cut its $3
  • 26 Sep 2011- 16:24 by Local Press Report JUBA Government of South Sudan South Sudan is planning to build water reservoirs and drainage systems to supply water to the rural areas of the new state, according to Water Resources and Irrigation Minister Paul Mayom Akec. Akec’s remarks came last week
  • 12 Sep 2011- 13:25 by Local Press Report JUBA Sudan Tribune The government of South Sudan has pledged to improve water and electricity systems in the national capital, Juba, as well as in state capitals throughout the new country. Currently, less than 60 percent of Juba residents have access to